The 2 Incredible Benefits of Burning and Vaporizing Bay Leaves In Your House!

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Bay leaves are a common staple in many people’s spice collections. The dried green leaves are most commonly used in cooking and many people drop a leaf or two in the pot to simmer along with their food. The heat releases the flavor and adds to the dish, but there are other ways to harness the power and benefits of bay leaves.

One such way is by burning the aromatic herb in order to release the active compounds that are found within the leaves. These properties can help to fight against bacterial infections, detoxify our bodies, improve cardiac and respiratory health, and even slow down the effects of aging. Here’s more on what burning a bay leaf can do for you!

Ease Tension, Anxiety, and Fatigue to Help You Relax- Bay leaves contain compounds such as cineol, pinene, and elemicin that when burned produce a relaxing and energizing effect. These chemicals get released into the air and can be breathed in for the stimulating effects which have been described by many as feeling slightly psychedelic in nature. Here’s how to do it:

Take a dried bay leaf and light one end of it on fire over a metal tray, glass dish, or any other type of fire-proof container. Once it’s lit gently blow out any flames so that it smolders and place it safely on the container. The air will soon fill with smoke, don’t breathe this directly. Rather, aim to breathe in the vapors it produces indirectly, as if it were incense.

Once the leaf has burned itself out and the smoke clears you should be able to feel the calming effects. You will be more relaxed and at ease and your mind will be clearer. At the same time, you will feel more awake and less drowsy, so if you ever feel stressed try burning a bay leaf!

Helps to Clear Respiratory System- Bay leaves are a natural remedy that can help treat clogged, backed up respiratory passages and lungs. It acts naturally to help break up and remove the nasty mucus and phlegm that’s causing all the problems.

Instead of burning the leaves, soak fresh ones in clean water or pick up a small vial of bay leaf oil and use it in a humidifier to create a steamy vapor which you then breathe in. You can also simply boil the treated water on the stove top or rub the oil on your chest area to alleviate respiratory problems, allergies, and asthma.

Helps to Improve Cardiovascular Health- Bay leaves are rich in a caffeic acid which is a natural organic compound that helps strengthen and support the heart’s capillary walls. In addition, caffeic acid also works to eliminate low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), which is the bad type that no one wants in their cardiovascular system.

Rather than burning or inhaling treated steam, add the bay leaves to your cooking and you’ll take in all the heart healthy benefits by simply eating the delicious food you make!

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His Human Tells This Great Dane It’s Bath Time. Now Watch The Dog’s Hilarious Unexpected Reaction!

It’s kind of a mystery why most dogs balk at taking a bath. After all, many of them enjoy swimming in rather cold water, and baths are warm. The avoidance of bath time usually includes wriggling away, whining and hiding. It’s a little pathetic, but sweet, once they actually succumb to the bath and get clean.

However, what you are about to watch in this video is most unusual and simply adorable. Unbelievably, this beautiful Great Dane, knows exactly what his human is saying and he goes for it. It’s Sunday and he knows exactly what that means. His owner speaks to him like he is telling his child that if it’s Sunday it must be bath time.

Basil, the family dog, is outside when his owner calls him. He needs no prodding and just moseys down the hall toward the bathroom. He knows exactly what to do as his owner encourages him, he steps into the tub on his own. If he could he’d probably give himself the bath! What a smart, obedient and relaxed pup!

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2 Horses In A Pond Get Caught On Camera Pulling Off The Most Unexpected and Surprising Trick

Taking a nice dip in cold water is a very quick way to cool off and relax. Not many things can equal the refreshing and rejuvenating feeling that water can provide, as it envelops your skin and makes your body buoyant, floaty, and light. It’s no surprise that horses love water, they are natural and powerful swimmers who acclimate easily to all sorts of bodies of water. Many won’t hesitate to cross rivers and streams and some even enjoy swimming in the ocean.

The two beautiful equines in this video are proof of just how much some horses love water. They both waded chest deep into a small pond to cool off in, and escape from pesky bugs, on a hot summer day in Osgoode, Ontario.

The pair look completely content and at ease as they sit immersed in the water and entertain themselves by blowing bubbles. The sight is adorable and even kind of relaxing to watch, as they steadily blow air out of their large nostrils under the water and fill it with a bunch of bubbles.

Many horses, just like humans, are fascinated by water and these two seem captivated by their bubble blowing abilities. This is a common horse behavior, as some will even blow bubbles in their water troughs or buckets, just like people do with their drinks and what kids do in the bathtub.

According to Equus Magazine, horses will often amuse themselves and pass time by blowing water bubbles. This reminds me of my childhood and blowing bubbles in the small milk cartons kids used to drink out of at school, it was a similar way to entertain ourselves back then.

When horses have access to natural bodies of water they will even roll around in the shallow areas and go for a swim, if they are adventurous and it’s deep and large enough to do so. When swimming, a riderless horse will hold its nose high up out of the water and steadily exhale while moving along with a doggy paddle style stroke.

If you are a horse lover, be sure to check out the clip. There is just something magical, calming, peaceful, and serene about watching these horses happily blow bubbles!

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